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captioned by the national captioning institute >> we're going to start with breaking news. four people are dead after a horrific crash in maryland. >> tom, you spoke with police just a short time ago? >> i did speak with him a short time ago. the boulevard reopened to traffic after it and shut down for four hours. it had been shut down for this reason. this is a video taken by chopper of a terrible accident. police say four people were killed. two in each vehicle. in one of the cars there was an adult and a child. the other car had two adults.
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we were told it was a head on collision. they're still investigating exactly what the cause was and what led to this. four people in all were killed. one of the cars had maryland license plate. the others had a west virginia license plate. police are not releasing the identities. they say they still have to notify next of kin. this is extreme northern and arundel county here. you're a couple miles outside the city limit of baltimore. it has the feel of a remote area. there are not a lot of folks living around here, where this terrible accident took. abc 7 news. >> thank you. new information in the stabbing death of a man at the woodley park metro station. richard reeve is following the investigation and spoke with family members. >> members -- neighbors came with flowers and tears bouquets and condolence cards left the
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home of 18-year-old elijah griffin, whose life wasort saturday. >> he truly was one of the good kids. >> police say rudd 1:00 a.m., griffin was attacked not once, but twice by a group of teens. >> it is horrible. he got around the corner, they jump tim. >> his brother, isaiah believes the group used a weapon to threaten the two 18-year-old, who walked to the woodley park metro station to go home. they encountered the same teenagers again. >> the boys are like, you are going to have to fight me. >> authorities believe the group of nine teenagers attacked once more, this time with knives according to a police report. griffin was fatally stabbed in the abdomen, chase left with a broken nose. >> it is unexpected, unbelievable.
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>> friends who were member griffin as an honor student and football player at sherwood high school before he graduated this year are still in shock. >> he was doing fine in the last three months. it was really hard to believe. >> griffin, with a job at nih was at montgomery college with dreams of being a physical therapist. >> we feel like it is a bad dream and we're going to wake up from it. >> 8 of the teens face assault and/or robbery charges. the ninth team faces a murder charge. friends are planning a vigil. richard reeve, abc 7 news. >> more violence and more bloodshed in gaza and israel today. it was the deadliest day so far. palestinians are keeping up their brush of rocket attacks into israel. more than 100 rockets were fired today. a deadly strike by israeli forces, a missile destroyed a
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two story home in gaza city. at least 11 civilians were killed including four children and an 80-year-old woman. egypt is trying to help negotiate a cease-fire between israel and hamas. >> the u.s. airways flight enroute to tennessee had to head back to the airport after just 15 minutes. it was forced to return because the captain reported a fire on board. investigators were unable to find any evidence of a fire. >> we have an alert to tell you about for montgomery county. police are looking for this man 91-year-old johnson. he went looking -- missing earlier today from silver springs. he met been spotted near route 29. they say he suffers from dementia. police are asking anyone who may have seen him to give them a call. the redskins were big winners this afternoon. >> let's get up to speed now. rgiii on fire. >> on fire.
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it was good. the redskins came into today's game. brandon meriweather returned to the lineup. the men of the day once again is rgiii. after an eagles turnover, griffin might open -- wide open. a seven-nothing skins. fires steep to a wide open. -- deep to a wide-open. third quarter magic. rgiii sends up the bomb. it is caught by santana. better with age, fine wine. the skins when a 31-6.
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they are now four and six. >> this is big for us. we all knew it. it is time to bunker down and make sure you put your best foot forward. every time you step on the field. the way we played physically, i thought it was extremely impressive. >> believe it or not, there's actually a chance in the division. >> that is a good thing. thank you. >> let's get to steve rudin right now to find out what is ahead for the evening and beyond. >> and nice evening ahead. warmer temperatures as we move through the upcoming holiday week. take a look outside. here is the latest satellite. clouds beginning to roll in mainly from the south and east. this is from that storm that is not going to have an impact on our area besides the clouds. outdoor plans, going for a walk later this evening, no problem. temperatures will be in the upper 40's.
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the sun set nearly two hours ago. we will take a look at the full holiday week forecast coming up in just a few minutes. if you like sunshine and you like warmer temperatures, you are going to love what is on the way. >> thank you. we will tell you have a good night.
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lately, you probably noticed the gas prices are slowly but surely creeping down. >> i noticed it, especially in this area. >> it is likely by a lot more of us are hitting the road this thanks to a holiday. more than a million washingtonians will travel. record numbers will be in their cars. >> 91% are going to be on the highways. that is amazing. we're normally talking 85%, 86%. people are still very price conscious because of this recession. let's put the kids in the car and let's just drive. >> some drivers also told us the high cost of airline tickets was keeping them grounded. >> flying is out of the question. my mom lives in georgia. i would love to see her for the holidays but affordability is not their. >> that could also mean a little more elbow room at local
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airports. that is what this family found at riggins national as they got an early start. >> so far everything is going very smoothly. i think it helps to have a lot of these kiosks. >> one more thing that may help all three airports in our area now have tsa project which expedites some passengers and could cut down and a long line of security. one more thing, triple aces leaving on wednesday afternoon coming back on sunday afternoon worst in troubled times. roz plater, abc 7 news -- worst traelvel times. >> new york senator schumer says he has talked to the fcc as well as the cell phone companies. the recognize there is a problem and want to reach a solution. he once cell phone companies to
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>> on the social be a stage some people share to much information with strangers on line. tonight's working woman has treated and online hub for people dealing with a less to get support. as alan starling reports, she's getting support from all over the world. >> i definitely have purpose in my life. >> for amy, that purpose came after a cancer diagnosis in 2004. stage two melanoma. >> i was desperate for a connection. it is hard to find it. i needed information. i was angry. >> afraid to diller husband and children, she says the first
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thing she did was google melanoma. >> i started to read about people who were dying from it. at that moment, i was very focused on finding somebody else. it was not going to be a friend or family member. i knew they did not have that experience. >> eight years later, she is cancer free. but her experience inspired her to develop treatment diaries. the site connects people who share their conditions. no names or personally identifiable information is collected. what it shares is personal stories about living with illness. >> is very intimate and private conversations. you think about the essence of a diary. these are things that you would not necessarily say in a forum. >> there are now 650,000 diaries. 1600 conditions, and 4000 new diaries a month. treatment diary has partnered with local hospitals like washington hospital center, and also the get-well network. this helps patients in hospital
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as well. she says going to a site with just one condition may not be enough for some patients. >> you might be breast cancer survivor but you also have an auto immune condition as a result. he might live with limpid the month. you might have depression and anxiety --lymphedema. you might have depression and anxiety. >> people are very isolated and alone when it comes to a less. -- illness. >> treatment diaries is a finalist for forbes most promising companies in america list and was recognized by startup nation as one of the top mother owned businesses in the country. alison starling, abc 7 news. >> this is one of the most important forecasts of the year. a lot of people are wondering if they're going to see travel delays. it -- it depends where you are going. up and down the east coast, no problem. west coast, not so great.
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the clouds are starting to roll in. this is part of that coastal storm we have been talking about for a few days now. it is going to have little impact on our area as it moves through the coming days. 49 degrees at the airport. winds out of the north northeast at 9 miles an hour. our temperatures outside are quite comfortable today. make it up to 53 degrees slightly below average. the record, 80 setback in 1921. weatherbug network germantown and now at 47. they had a high of 52 degrees earlier. almost 60 in virginia beach. 36 miles an hour to the wind gusts. now 46 after a high of 51. temperatures across the board slowly cooling now that the sun has set. 45 in martinsburg. southern maryland, looking at 50 in lexington park. milder temperatures to the south and west. a good indication of what is on the way as we move closer
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towards thanksgiving. wednesday, thursday, upper 50's- 60 degrees. 24 are temperature change not so significant for us in d.c. the milder air is out there. we will see a difference as we move to the next few days. here is a coastal storm, the first batch of clouds to arrive. this will keep our temperature in the 30's as opposed to the 20's tonight. the cloud cover is acting as a dome of insulation that will keep our temperatures up a little bit. the rain and showers should remain well off the coast. macy a shower or two across the peninsula early tomorrow. we will look for a mix of sun and clouds later tomorrow afternoon. temperatures will be in the lower to middle 50's. a few more clouds as we move to the day on tuesday. milder air by wednesday, thursday, friday. forecast for tonight partly to mostly cloudy skies.
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32-40 degrees. daytime highs tomorrow in the lower to middle 50's. here is the extended outlook. a look at thanksgiving. 60 degrees. nighttime lows will be in the upper 30's. there is the cooler air saturday and sunday. if you're looking for travel delays or planning to head out to the pacific northwest, san francisco northward to seattle that will be the most problematic area for travel delays. east coast, midwest, south, no problem. >> sold out crowd, still came. d.c. united last chance to advance to the mls cup. but fans have something to smile about.
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>> santana moss said after the redskins game, rgiii inspired. 200 yards and four touchdowns today. the skins make quite a statement returning back, telling the largest winning margin under head coach mike shanahan. rgiii running out of the tunnel
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with the american flag. that will tie up the crowd. you can hear the chants going. diego hall takes it off. he takes it all the way inside the 10-yard line. the skins are in business. the offense would come on and lead to this. rgiii, wide open to darrel young. later in the first again, and then again. he intercepted. but randy mann -- brandon meriweather. he later left the game with another leg injury. he said he should be good for dallas. fires steep. he actually makes the kasper it 49 yards. it gets even better. third quarter, griffin. pretty much a throws up as far
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as he can, and santana moss, no stranger to the deep ball. 24-1/6. 2-- 24-6. tackle into the end zone. 31-6. >> i did not second guess what my instincts were telling me as far as just being out there when to throw, when not to throw. that was being hungry and knowing that this opportunity might not come again. i saw it, and i was hungry just knowing that those kinds of plays are big for our team. >> we lost some tough games some games we should have one. you do not get it done you find out what type of character you have and the toughness of your football team. >> that's it. we have to refocus and get ready for dallas.
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i think it is a good thing. >> thanksgiving football. d.c. united hosted the houston dynamo today with a chance to make it to the mls cup for the first time in eight years. they started out strong. the dynamo did not let up. 83rd minute. look at that. inside, outside of the boot and just took it away past kelly hold. united lost 4-2. the season is over. the nfl, the cowboys moving 5 and 5.
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let's start the day tomorrow with more clouds.
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afternoon sunshine. to buttress by thanksgiving day around 60 degrees. >> -- have a good night. here you go. you, too. i going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing $0 deposit and $0 first month's payment on any nenew volkswagen. visit today.
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